TechStar Blog

Introducing: THE UNIT

Posted by TechStar on Jul 8, 2020 11:36:00 AM

Interactive training that is specific to your company’s process is always preferred but interrupting production to test your new knowledge is probably not an option. This is where the newest addition to our Training & Development Solutions, The Functional Verification Unit – THE UNIT, comes into play. 

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Topics: Training, THE UNIT

Over-Speed Protection For Industrial Compressors

Posted by TechStar on Jun 25, 2020 3:45:00 PM

Industrial compressors are often used in large chemical plants to supply headers with air for pneumatic instruments and valves. These compressors have to run at precise speeds.  If they start to run too fast they can become very dangerous and expensive to repair.  

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Topics: Moore Industries, Temperature Solutions


Posted by TechStar on Jun 16, 2020 3:49:00 PM

No matter your industry, an accurate flow measurement has a significant impact on safety, environmental protection/compliance and your bottom line. With so many moving parts within your process, it can be a challenge to keep up with flow rate over long periods of time.

Learn how a municipality conducted a flow survey to retrieve wastewater flow data without having to entering manholes.

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Topics: flow survey

Measurement Performance: Michell’s OptiPEAK TDL600

Posted by TechStar on May 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM

Written & issued by Michell Instruments Ltd.
Telephone: 01353 658 000.  Fax: 01353 658 199.

Independent report confirms excellent measurement performance of Michell’s OptiPEAK TDL600 process moisture analyzer

A new report undertaken by DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik in Leipzig has demonstrated that the OptiPEAK TDL600 from Michell Instruments offers stable, accurate and repeatable measurements of moisture in natural gas and is not affected by changes in background composition.

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Topics: Moisture Measurement Solutions, Analytical Solutions, Michell

What is T3: TechStar Technical Talks?

Posted by TechStar on Apr 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM

Distance learning is an essential component to ensure that you're well educated in your critical processes. We are excited to bring our technical experts to our customers both live and on demand with our T3: TechStar Technical Talks. Join us for sessions on different applications, solutions and the latest innovations applicable to Oil & Gas, Water/Wastewater, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals and more. 

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Topics: webinar, Training, t3

VEGAPULS 69 Measures The Level Reliably In Small Dosing Vessels

Posted by TechStar on Apr 17, 2020 9:45:00 AM
The dog is one of man’s favorite companions. Many dog owners spare no effort in care and want only the very best for their pet. Accordingly, a wide range of dog food is available, from puppy food to senior mixes, as well as products for stomach-sensitive and allergic animals. The product range and the variety of recipes has been growing for years.
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Topics: Vega, Level Solutions, radar

SignalFire Ranger: New User Interface Improvements

Posted by TechStar on Apr 8, 2020 3:45:00 PM

The SignalFire Ranger have announced several new improvements to the user interface that went in to effect on April 7th. It simply requires you to close your browser and re-open it for the new look and feel to become active.

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Topics: Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions


Posted by TechStar on Mar 26, 2020 5:00:00 PM


COVID-19 Response: A Message from the Office of the Pale Goat

In these difficult times I would like to share TechStar’s coordinated response and commitment. TechStar remains open and fully operational. As your partner and supplier of process control and industrial automation solutions, we realize that it is our responsibility to support your essential business. We are available and ready to assist you onsite or remotely 24/7/365.

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Topics: News

Paper Plant Goes Wireless

Posted by TechStar on Mar 10, 2020 1:35:00 PM

In the pulp and paper industry, emissions of hazardous gas caused by chemical reactions during pulp production can pose a dangerous operating environment. To ensure the highest safety standards for employees while meeting industry environmental regulations, paper mills must continuously monitor levels of gases such as hydrogen sulfide (H2S) within different areas of the facility to ensure they remain within limit values.

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Topics: MSA, Gas Detection Solutions, Signal Fire, Wireless and Telemetry Solutions

Michell Natural Gas Moisture Analyzers Are Hydrogen Ready

Posted by TechStar on Mar 5, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Written & issued by Michell Instruments Ltd.
Telephone: 01353 658 000.  Fax: 01353 658 199.

Plans are underway to utilize existing natural gas infrastructure for the transportation and storage of hydrogen. Current government environmental initiatives across Europe require 20% of EU energy from renewables. Biomethane injection into natural gas distribution networks is commonplace in Europe and North America. Hydrogen injection is a further phase in reducing the proportion of fossil fuel within natural gas supplies. Progress towards up to 20% H2 injection, produced via electrolysis of water powered from excess solar and wind generated electricity, is envisaged within networks across EU countries.

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Topics: Analytical Solutions, Michell